For the fourth consecutive year with the support of the Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future", the Film Festival "Civic Projector" was held in Mykolaiv. According to the results of the festival, the award winners went to three different cities of Ukraine - Cherkasy, Odessa and Kharkiv.
At the contest program of the jubilee of the 70th International Film Festival in Locarno (Switzerland), two Ukrainian films participated at once: Pavel Ostrikov's short film "Vypusk '97" and the Ukrainian-Italian film directed by Andrea Magnani "Easy". And both of these films received awards at one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.
At the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which has ended in Czech Republic, a film by Petro Bebyak “The Line” (producers Andriy Yermak and Wanda Adamik Hrycova) of Ukraine and Slovakia, presented in the main contest, has been awarded by Crystal Globe for the best director’s job. This is the first award of the kind for Ukrainian cinema-makers in many years. Amid Slovak actors, renowned Ukrainian masters of the stage – Rimma Ziubina, Stanislav Boklan and Oleksandr Piskunov have played in the film.
March 29, 2016 on the eve of Ukrainian Film Festival “Ukraine on Film: Way to Freedom”, which soon will in Amsterdam (March 31 - April 01, 2016), in "Ukrinform" Kiev news agency held a thematic press conference. The event was attended by the organizers of the Ukrainian Cinema Days: Philip Ilyenko - Head of the Ukraine State film Agency, Maria Betza - the speaker of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign affairs, Tagir Imangulov - PR-director of the Igor Iankovskyi Foundation "Initiative for the Future". It is also made by the representatives of films included in the program: Anton Baybakov - composer of the soundtrack for the film "Eleventh", Marina Orekhova - producer of the movie "Russian Woodpecker" and Lina Klebanova - producer of the film "Winter is in the fire." Event was moderated by Denis Ivanov, General Director of the company "Arthouse Traffic".
The final chord of Ukrainian filmmakers’ activities at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival (BERLINALE) became a reception in honor of Ukrainian filmmakers and music show cinema performance "The Circle of Dziga". The Eleventh" organized by the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Center together with the All-Ukrainian Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future" with the support of the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany.
Igor Iankovskyi all-Ukrainian Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future", in collaboration with the Alexander Dovzhenko National Centre, in support of Ukraine's participation in the 66th International Film Festival in Berlin - organize in the German capital the movie&music performans "Circle of Dziga. Eleventh". The show will be the final event in a series of Ukrainian activations of this year's Berlinale and in cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine in the German Federal Republic.